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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Hertfordshire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1395 fun things to do in Hertfordshire for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Watford, Hemel Hempstead and Hertford. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 948 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Hertfordshire day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Hertfordshire with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

Find your perfect day out

Roleplay cafe at Little Street in Maidstone

Little Street

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Every kid - big and small - likes to indulge in a little make believe every now and again. At Little Street Maidstone, make believe is the name of th...

Surrey Hills Llamas

  • Hambledon
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

When you think of relaxing family days out you may not imagine walking a llama through the country, which is exactly what you can do at Surrey Hills...

Boy bowling at Hollywood Bowl Maidstone

Hollywood Bowl Maidstone

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Looking for something fun to do indoors with the family? How about a game of tenpin bowling at Hollywood Bowl Maidstone! There's no age restriction,...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

Maidstone Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Maidstone
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Calling all salty sea dogs and seasoned sailors! The Maidstone Treasure Hunt Trail has a fabulous - if fictional - treasure ready and waiting to be d...

Swimming and laser tag at Maidstone Leisure Centre

Maidstone Leisure Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Have hours of water-filled fun in one of Maidstone Leisure Centre’s five swimming pools. Ride the waves in the fun pool, get active in the fitness po...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Maidstone

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Who doesn’t love getting the whole family together and watching a film? See the latest flicks or a few of your old favourites at ODEON Maidstone. Wit...

Outside view of Odiham Castle

Odiham Castle4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Odiham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Odiham Castle  is known locally as King John's Castle Odiham Castle is located within a tranquil site adjacent to the Basingstoke Canal. The flint ru...

Playground ship at Kikiland in Maidstone

Kikiland

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Kikiland was designed from a child's perspective to create a magical and imaginative place in which to play, explore and relax. At every turn there i...

Kids in the VR simulating chairs at VR HAPPY

VR HAPPY

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Immerse yourself in endless possibilities at VR HAPPY, with other 100 virtual reality games for you to pick from, there’s something for all the famil...

Pottery at Hatter Street Studio in Bury St Edmunds

Hatter Street Studio

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Hatter Street Studio is a friendly Paint Your Own Pottery Studio based in Suffolk, in the heart of beautiful Bury St Edmunds' historic centre. We ser...

Entrance to Moyse's Hall Museum in Bury St Edmunds

Moyse's Hall Museum

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Moyse's Hall Museum is an outstanding archaeological collections that carry you back to Bronze Age, Roman and Mediaeval times. More recent histor...

Kids racing at K2 Crawley

K2 Crawley

  • Crawley
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

K2 Crawley offers loads of fun ways to get active whatever your age or ability level. Facilities include a 12 badminton court hall, an 8 lane floodli...

Indoor soft play frame at The Hampton Brewers Fayre in Peterborough

The Hampton Brewers Fayre

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Hampton Brewers Fayre is part of the Brewers Fayre pub chain, selling the usual food and drinks, with a separate large room with a Play Zone and...

Boundless Fun Trampoline & Soft Play

Boundless Fun Trampoline & Soft Play

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Come and jump around at Boundless Fun Trampoline & Soft Play . Take your mini-bouncers to this trampoline park and let them burn off their unlimi...

Kids queue for indoor tuck shop at Creasys Drive Adventure Playground in Crawley

Creasys Drive Adventure Playground

  • Crawley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Creasys Drive Adventure Playground is a free to use public access facility with a Jungle theme, offering indoor and outdoor ranges of fun physical pl...

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